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Using electricity to break a molecule down into its constituent elements.
Chemical bonds
A result of atoms within a molecule sharing their electrons.
Polar molecule
A molecule that has slight positive and negative charges due to an imbalance in the way electrons are shared.
Nonpolar molecules
Molecules that have no net electrical charge.
A liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances.
A substance that is dissolved in a solvent.
The phenomenon that occurs when individual molecules are so strongly attracted to each other that they tend to stay together, even when exposed to tension.
Surface tension
The effect of cohesion at the surface of a liquid.
Hard water
Water that has certain dissolved ions in it, predominately calcium ions.